Bonhoeffer uses a similar phrase 'worldly Christianity'. It's J Gresham Machen that I want to line up most closely with. See his Christianity and culture here. Having done commentaries on Proverbs (Heavenly Wisdom) and Song of Songs (Heavenly Love), a matching title for Ecclesiastes would be Heavenly Worldliness. For my stance on worldliness, see 3 posts here.

The Circus

We went to the circus tonight, Zippo's in Brent Cross. My youngest son is 10 on Monday. We all sang happy birthday from the circus. Here he is with Norman Barrett in the ring.
The circus is a fascinating world. It's amazing that it has survived into the 21st century. The way everyone
gets involved in everyting is striking. No prima donnas really. Many of the acts were fairly ordinary I suppose but we finished with an amazing motor cage act, which really did look death defying. The boys loved it.

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